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. >> it is universal. there is not a single elected official in northern california that i'm aware of who is supporting prop f. >> you've been saying this measure f, it's insane, stupid. do you still stand by that today? >> oh, absolutely. when anybody rational looks at it, there is no answer to the cleanest water that this whole state if not the country has with our hetch hetchy water. >> reporter: and while only san francisco residents will vote on this study, it has much broader implications. there are 30 municipalities in the bay area that use water from hetch hetchy, including cities in san mateo and alameda counties. if we were to replace hetch hetchy reservoir, the cost would range anywhere from $3 to $10 billion. and that would translate into an increase anywhere from 590 to 1720 a year. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> the city of oakland and the oakland coliseum are both apologizing for a late-night rave event over the weekend. multiple police departments were flooded with complaints. phil? >> reporter: that's right. some of those politicians' ears are still burning. the party that was on this wee
schemes in the california gasoline market. however, saverin bornstein with the university of california energy center says it's unlikely there's a conspiracy going on by the oil companies. >> what might be going on and would be very difficult to detect is individual companies figuring out if they put less gas on the market, the prices will be a bit higher. and if that's the case, it's going to be very difficult to detect and it's not illegal. >> reporter: so there's nothing against the law about gaming the system but what is there about the system that allows it to be gamed here. >> we use a blend of gas not used anywhere else in the country. as a result, when we get know a supply problem, we can't import gasoline that's used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> reporter: while the governor's order to allow the winter blend gas to come in is not a long-term answer, at this point the public will take any relief they can get. >> it all counts. 4 gallons for 22 bucks. not cool. >> reporter: it's not cool for any of the drivers here having to pay this much especiall
at the latest polls, voters are still split. the public policy institute of california just released these numbers. it shows that 48% will vote yes, 44% no, 8% undecided on prop 30. with the numbers trending down, the governor is out campaigning with a new spin on why we need prop 30. >> i'm spending every day between now and the election going around asking people, look at the pamphlet and vote yes on 30. any questions? >> make no mistake, it is not easy at all for businesses to support a tax increase. >> reporter: with the support of the bay area council, the governor is now tying the fate of proposition 30 to the number one issue for voters, the economy and jobs. >> businesspeople also understand without a good school system without a vibrant university system, you can't grow the economy. so i think this thing comes down to a very stark choice. >> reporter: it's part of a new media blitz with governor brown reaching out to the press. earlier today, the governor spoke at kcbs radio with phil matier pushing his initiative that will raise state income tax on the wealthy and increase
of california is going to court to unmask these people. >> reporter: strong words from the governor today at the naacp convention. though he later clarified that he didn't necessarily mean to refer to the ku klux klan. >> no. what it is, is, that when people do things, sometimes they don't want to be exposed for what they are doing and this arizona organization says they are in business for transparency and they are not willing to come clean in california. i think they ought to unmask themselves. >> reporter: the governor is campaigning nonstop for prop 30 which would raise sales tax .25% and state income tax on the rich. it's now in the hands of the court. the fair political practices commission filed a lawsuit demanding an audit of the arizona donor group americans for responsible leadership. it says in part, quote, respondent's conduct will cause great and irreparable harm to the voters of california by potentially denying them vital information regarding the true source of large sums money n answer to that lawsuit, the arizona nonprofit says, quote, this motion is the result of intens
about the investigation. >>> rabies still does exist in california. >> and rabies cost a bay area man his life. the county that confirms its first death in decades. >> el nino is making a comeback. but it's not what you think. the surprise in store for the bay area this winter. >> we're making allot more beer than we -- a lot more beer than we used to. >> how those pints provide a snapshot of our economy. ,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. a safeway, is being kept in >>> a bay area mother accused of ditching her daughter while trying to steal groceries at
or else we shouldn't be there. >> absolutely. thank you, phil matier. >>> the california man behind the anti-muslim film initially blamed for the benghazi attack appeared in federal court in los angeles today. mark yousseff is accused of violating his probation for a 2010 bank fraud conviction. prosecutors say he has been lying to probation officers and using aliases including sambasly sam basseley. yusef denver the charges. prosecutors stress his arrest had nothing to do with the movie. malala yousufzai denies the mark yousseff denies the charges. >> it was an excuse and trigger point to have more violence. >> mark yousseff has a full hearing next month. he could be sent back to prison for three years if convicted. and it could be the safest place for him because there are now several bounties out on his head. >>> a break in the case of a retired schoolteacher murdered in her home in hercules. her stolen car has been found. police spotted her subaru up in king county washington at 9:00 this morning. two people in the car were taken into custody. darnell and tania washington are bei
. >> reporter: in oakland, john ramos, cbs 5. >>> a deadly shark attack off the california coast. the tragedy two years ago at the very same spot. >> he said they both were dead. and i said oh, god... >> a plea to find the killers of a bay area couple. why police are treating the case as a quadruple murder. >> gasoline prices going in a direction drivers actually like. what the governor did that's causing prices to drop. ,, ,, ,, thirty-eight. schools. trouble, we all should help out. under thirty-eight they do. more a year. bucks. money for schools. every school dollar must be... spent on student learning. student wins. vote yes on thirty-eight. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. contra costa county killed e person this afternoon. the small plane came down at 4-an h-northeast of the >>> a fiery plane crash in eastern contra costa county killed one person this afternoon. the small plane came down about 4.5 miles north-northeast of the byron airport. witnesses say that they hea
is not the only one concerned about proposition 356789 the northern california chapter of the aclu also voiced concerns because they say proposition 35 limits free speech online but a roundtable shows 78% of voters will vote yes on prop 35. >> thank you. >>> a crackdown on officers in the oakland police department. dozens face serious disciplinary action for the way they handled "occupy" protests and two are even being fired. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez has more on the fallout and joe, we haven't seen anything like this in recent memory. >> reporter: the trib union is reporting this is the largest mass discipline in the department's history. according to the "oakland tribune." >>> reporter: nearly a year after of clashes between "occupy oakland" protestors and police began, police chief howard jordan says his internal affairs investigation has reached a conclusion that more than 40 of his officers broke the rules and will face consequences for it. the chief reports 44 oakland officers face the following discipline: 15 suspensions, 23 written reprimands, three counseling and trainings, one demo
. >>> the stakes for california's ballot initiatives couldn't be higher. millions of dollars are being pumped into campaigns in an effort to sway your vote. but as cbs 5 political reporter grace lee reports, it's hard to tell who is signing the checks. >> reporter: that's right. two of the best funded ballot measures are proposition 30, that's the governor's tax initiative, and proposition 32 which would ban payroll deductions for political purposes. now, both are getting a lot of attention because there is so much money involved. this election 290 million has been spent on 11 ballot initiatives. props 30 and 32 got the most a combined $197 million out of that $290 million. and now an unknown group from out of state is contributing millions. it's spurring all kinds of political pushing especially from governor brown. >>> reporter: governor brown will be working through the weekend stuffing for his own tax initiative proposition 30 which would raise the sales tax a quarter percent and increase state income tax on the rich. >> have you seen the surveys? there are four separate polls that show t
congregation in california to stop using the death penalty by voting yes on the proposition 34. if passed more than 725 prisoners would be taken off death row and sentenced to life without parole. former san quentin warden says, getting rid of the death penalty would save the state $130 million per year. >> during my time there almost 100 died of natural causes or suicide. almost 100 others had their sentences overturned after years of appeals. when you think about it, we're spending this money on a handful of individuals who are right over there at san quentin who will likely die at san quentin. and it just makes no sense. >> reporter: she believes that the constant trials and appeals hurt victims' families for a longer period of time. >> some of them asked for the death penalty and came to realize the years of appeal and reading about the offender over and over again in the newspaper was a burden to them. >> reporter: opponents of prop 34 who want to keep the death penalty say it's not about money. it's about safety. >> does it cost more for the death penalty? is it near as much? no. should
it's a new twist in california's ongoing cash crunch. too many state workers showing up for work every day. over the past three years, the state paid out more than $800 in unused time off. that includes vacations, comp and sick time. more than 4,000 retiring workers collected an extra $50,000 or more in their final pay checks. 27 got at least a quarter million. a recent retiree say that staffing shortages make it all but impossible to take time off. >>> this could be the stage for a future super bowl. 49ers and the city of san francisco are bidding to host the 2016 or 2017 super bowl. if it happens the game would be in the $1.2 billion stadium which is still under construction. all of the pregame festivities would be in san francisco. >> they are pruported to bring as much as $500 million into the region where they are being held. all of the hotells are going to be -- hotels are going to be filled and there will be lots of job. >> the nfl will announce the list of pintelligent host sit -- potential host cities tomorrow. >> after losing a first game of the series with the st. loui
's version of the polar express take a lot of cold arctic air sending it toward california. this is going to happen next monday. but we have to watch this because the snow level will drop down to 7,000 feet and widespread rainfall for the first time in months is in the forecast coming up for the top of next week. for tomorrow, about 78 for san francisco. livermore 93. san jose 86. everyone around 7 to 12 degrees above average. oakland 80 tomorrow. 90 for concord. and 87 for your wednesday and thursday in mountain view. friday 10 degrees cooler, cooler still with partly sunny skies over the weekend. and if you're looking for rainfall, if you want the grass to be watered not by irrigation but by mother nature, that's monday through wednesday next week. that's your cbs 5 forecast. >> thanks, paul spores bay area sisters refuse to let a serious disease slow them down. >> before my transplant i could only walk a few blocks maybe. >> what they are doing together to make sure organ transplant recipients like them survive and thrive. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, your risk of developing can. new study follow
. >>> a plan to restart the shuttered san onofre nuclear plant in southern california is committed to the nuclear regulatory commission. the plant was taken offline in january. inspectors found cracks inside the walls of the generators. the plan calls for one of the two units at the facility to be powered up at 70% power for a five-month trial period. it may take months for the plant to get the okay. >>> those who say there's not enough good news, there were tears and hugs, lots of furry love in san jose where a dog snatched by some burglars back in loving arms. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on how meeko went from stolen property back to the family pet. >> reporter: it's incredible. the mother of the little girl whose dog was stolen the other day that it could still have a happy ending that there are still good people in the world. that turned out to be very prophetic today when the dog came back home. 10-year-old marisa knew something was up when she came home from school and found a crowd in her front yard. then her hopes and prayers were answered when her sister appeared at the fro
days, almost 300 to an from sfo. california rescue crews however are getting as close as they can to the storm and what's left in its wake. yesterday the california national guard sent military airplanes, helicopters and pararescue teams to assist in flood zones. and today, pg&e crews are gearing up to help the millions left without power. >> pitching in, in the wake of's disaster such a hurricane or natural disaster such as a fire and helping rebuild electrical infrastructure. >> reporter: more than 150 pg&e crews including underground specialists will help supplies cables and repair power poles knocked down by falling trees. governor jerry brown announced the california emergency management agency is also working to deploy utility crews while members of the state's urban search-and-rescue are already on scene. the red cross, however, is having the same problem as many travelers. >> we are not able to send any more volunteers because the airports are closed. >> reporter: nearly 11,000 people stayed in red cross shelters overnight in 16 states. >> in the flooding situation, they n
gone out to displaced firefighters all over california. so if the positions still aren't filled they will be open to the public later this month. in addition, fire stations will reopen close to bethel island and this one in oakley. >> it's a good time. we needed jobs acted coverage. >> reporter: patrick sedillo, cbs 5. >>> if you have a credit card, you could be looking at a refund. coming up in tonight's consumerwatch, the company accused of deceptive practices and who could cash in on an $85 million payout. >> we don't want to be a victim of our success. >> sports and ships, festivals and fairs. how san francisco's preparing for one of its busiest weeks ever. >> so this is genius. our standards are way too low. [ laughter ] >> awarded the title of genius. the idea born in the bay area and recognized by the white house. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, francisco this weekend. they will be bursting with event, >>> fair warning. expect huge traffic jams near the bay and in san francisco this weekend because the city will be bursting with events including fleet week and the giants play-off games
in the university of california by $2,400. >> the governor's sit-down interview with our sister station in sacramento. >> i can't sleep at night knowing that these people are going to be dug up. >> human remains unearthed and reburied. the effort to halt a bay area expansion project. >> and it's been a newsstand staple for 80 years. when "newsweek" will publish its final print edition. ,, sleep train's best rest event is ending soon. don't miss your chance to get sleep train's very best mattresses at the guaranteed lowest price. plus, pay no interest for 3 years on beautyrest black, stearns & foster, serta icomfort, even tempur-pedic. and rest even better with sleep train's risk-free 100-day money back guarantee. but the best rest event ends soon at sleep train. superior service best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> now at 6:30, why should californians vote to raise their own taxes? governor brown is making his best pitch and is warning about what happens if you don't.
parlor is happy to advertise it's licensed by the state of california to slap you. to understand you have to have firsthand experience. i wasn't going to try it so we brought in ou intern, ali. >> it's from ancient thai wisdom passed down from generation to generation. it's learned from a teacher. it's a secret technique. >> reporter: tata has been face slapping for two years and we handed her over to her as tata danced to the music and slapped away. >> circulation is part of it. but it's i would say optimizing the fat and tissues and muscles in the face. >> reporter: tata and her husband believe this will catch on as a noninvasive chemical free treatment t costs $350 for each session. they do half the face at a time and results last six months. >> you don't get rid of wrinkles we only lessen they are. >> reporter: ali is only 21 and has more guts than wrinkles. >> there was no stinging. it felt like a strong pressure and other times it was gentle. >> reporter: they say they lifted her left eyebrow, slimmed her left cheek and reduced the line around her mouth. this is ali before. and this
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